Today Fielding played host to 10 Year 3 & 4 tag rugby teams for this years Fielding Sport Partnership competition. The 10 teams were representing 7 of our local schools and were full of boys and girls all eager to impress their teachers. The 10 teams were drawn into 2 groups of 5, with the top 2 from each group progressing through to the semi finals.
Fielding would have to get past Mount Carmel B, St. Vincent's A, St. Mark's B and Our Lady of the Visitation to make it out of the group stages. This would be tough but they were all determined to play as well as they could and give themselves that opportunity. After 4 group games we had won 2, drawn 1 and lost 1 to top the group and qualify for the semi finals as group winners.
It was St. Mark's A standing in our way of a place in the final in a game which turned out to be very tense. There was some excellent rugby on display by both teams, but both teams defended really well and stopped each other from scoring. At the end of the game it was 0-0 and so went to extra time. In extra time, the golden try rule was in place, which meant which ever team scored first would win. After 2 minutes of extra time, there was still no score and so the referee had to start taking players off from both teams, in the hope this would encourage somebody to score. So the game went down to 6v6, then 5v5 until eventually St. Mark's broke through and scored the winning try.
Although we were disappointed not to make the final, we were all still very proud of the rugby we played today and the values we displayed. Well done Fielding! Well done also goes to the eventual winners of the tournament, Holy Family who beat St. Mark's 2-0 in a very entertaining final game. Well done to all of the children who played today, you all represented your schools very well!
Today 4 schools competed on the Fielding school field for the first ever Fielding Sport Partnership Year 3&4 Athletics competition. A Fielding athletics team were joined by teams from St. Mark's, Edward Betham and Holy Family in a competition which would see them compete in tho 60m, 150m, 450m, shotput, javelin, long jump and 75m relay.
It was fantastic afternoon of sport with athletes from all four school impressing in each event. At the end of the afternoon the Fielding team were very pleased to hear that they had some individual success in the the competition. We had bronze medals in the boys javelin for Josh and the girls long jump for Oleena. We had silver medals in the boys javelin for Charlie C, the boys shotput for Toby and Charlie B, and the boys 450m for Charlie B. We also had some gold medals for the boys long jump for Archie, the girls javelin for Sophie, the girls 60m for Oleena and the boys 150m for Archie. We were also very happy that our mixed relay team of Archie, Roquan, Sophie and Oleena won their event to claim another gold medal each.
At the end of the afternoon of competition all of the points were added up to determine which team had won overall. The Fielding team did very well to finish in 2nd place and although they were very proud about that they are also determined to try to go one better when they are in Year 5! The winners of today's competition was St. Mark's and so congratulations must go to them. Well done to everybody who competed today you were all brilliant!
The Year 3/4 tennis squad were today back at Will to Win, Lammas Park to compete in this years tennis area finals. The guys were in high spirits having qualified last week by finishing 2nd in the Featherstone tournament.
Our first game was against Christ the Saviour who were runners up in the Willow Tree tournament which is the Featherstone equivalent from the other side of the Borough. We started well as we won our first 2 match ups before losing the second 2 to draw 2-2. Next up we had Little Ealing who beat us to first place in last weeks tournament. They were very strong again and even though our children were worried about this match today, they performed better than last week! Although the victory still went to Little Ealing it was much much closer today as we took them very close. Our final game was against St. Vincent's. Going into the game the children knew that they could no longer finish top of the group to qualify for London Youth Games but were still keen to go out with a win. Sadly, it wasn't to be as they were too strong for us as they won 3-1.
Well done to each of our tennis players for getting to this years area finals and being recognised amongst the four best teams in the Borough.
Today we took 4 of our 3 and 4 tennis players to Lammas Park for this years Featherstone tennis tournament. It was a small tournament today with just 5 teams entered but a lot to play for as the top 2 teams qualified for area finals. Our first game was against Clifton and all 4 of our players started well as they all won their games against their Clifton counterparts to give us a 4-0 win. The 2nd game of the day was against the Berrymede B team. Zach, Marley, Sophie and Izzy all played great again and gave Fielding another 4-0 win. Next up was Little Ealing. The Little Ealing guys played some excellent tennis to give each of our players their first loss of the day as we lost 4-0. Finally we were on court for out last game against Berrymede A. The guys picked themselves up after a tough match in the last round to give us a 3-1 win.
After playing every team once the scores were added up and we were delighted to find out that we finished in 2nd place to qualify for next weeks area finals! Well done to all 4 of our young tennis players!
This afternoon our Year 3 and our Year 4 Cricket teams played in their first competitive school cricket matches against Oaklands Primary School. Both teams were brilliant and showed off their cricket skills in superb fashion. Congratulations to the Year 3 team who won by 293 runs to 248 runs. Also, congratulations to the Year 4 team who won by 319 runs to 270 runs.
Today we hosted our third Year 3/4 competition of the year at Fielding Primary School. The sport this time around was High 5 Netball and we had 5 schools competing for 1st place. Mount Carmel, St. Mark's, Oaklands and Holy Family joined Fielding on the Netball court for an afternoon of intense competition. Every team played each other once on the Netball court in order to try to finish on top. Fielding had 4 games and defended superbly in every game, conceding only once across every game. However, we also struggled a bit at the other end of the court as we scored only once. So after our 4 games we had drawn every single one, but remained undefeated! There were some wins on the court though as St. Mark's won 2 of their games and drew the other 2 to finish in 1st place. Congratulations to St. Mark's for being crowned champs. Also well done to our Fielding team who despite not being able to win a game finished in 2nd place to claim silver medals.
Thank you to the schools who attended and played so well. Thank you to Erica who played the role of umpire superbly for the afternoon! Thank you to Jenny for putting on some great coaching sessions for the schools who came.
Well done everybody who came, we saw some excellent Netball and some great attitudes. We are already looking forward to the next one.
Today we took a team of Year 4 girls to Goals Alperton to celebrate International Women's Day by competing in a tournament hosted by QPR. Our girls were very excited to be representing the school in a competition in which 16 schools were competing. All of the pitches were renamed for the day after inspirational women and we were very pleased to have been drawn into the 'QPR Ladies' group.
Our first game, as you might expect from the girls first ever time playing together as a team was tough. We had all of the possession and were passing the ball really well but we weren't able to create a lot of shooting opportunities. Eventually we made the break through as Kimora shot from outside the area to score our first and only goal of the game. A 1-0 win meant we had a great start to the day. In our second game we were more confident of what we had to do after taking some time to reflect on our opening performance. The girls were excellent again and goals from Izzy and Emily ensured that we won our second game 2-0. Our final game was set to be the toughest as were up against another school who had won both of their games. This game was end to end! We hit the post, they hit the post, we had a shot cleared off the line, the action was non stop. Then with a few minutes left to play and the game locked at 0-0, we were awarded a free kick just outside the area. Kimora took the free kick and passed the ball across the area to Zoe who was open and placed the ball into the net. We held on the final few minutes to win 1-0 and end the day unbeaten.
After lunch we were split up into mixed teams with other schools and continued to play in a non-competitive festival. We had so much fun and and learnt a lot about playing together as a team. At the end of the day, QPR were handing out prizes and congratulating everybody on all of their hard work for the day. We were very happy to find out that were to be crowned today's champions as the best performing team across all 4 groups. So our girls returned to school with a trophy, a winners medal, tickets for QPR ladies and the promise of Womens FA Cup final tickets.
Well done girls, you should be very proud of yourselves today!
Today we hosted our second Year 3 and 4 event of the year as 11 teams made their way to the Fielding school field to compete for the title of Year 3 and 4 Football Champion.
Fielding entered 2 teams into the competition which meant that we could give 20 of our children the opportunity to represent the school. Our B team were excellent in their group and had a good amount of success but unfortunately missed out on the semi finals by a single goal! Our A team did manage to get to the semi finals as they won their group, but were beaten 2-0 by a very good Edward Betham team.
It was an extremely cold afternoon but the children were fantastic as were all of the parents who came to support. The competition was fierce and at the end of the day we were able to crown a winner...congratulations to St. Mark's for winning a great final 2-0 against Edward Betham.
We look forward to seeing everybody at the next tournament in February which will be High 5 netball. See you then.
Today we hosted our first Year 3 and 4 event of the year as 4 schools competed in our Tag Rugby competition. Mount Carmel, Wood End Academy, Holy Family and ourselves each entered a team of 10 children into the tournament with the aim of giving some of our younger children an opportunity to represent the school and try to win a trophy.
The Fielding squad, comprised of just Year 4 children this time, were fantastic all afternoon and demonstrated how much they have learnt in PE lessons and at outside clubs by giving us a great show of tag rugby. We played each team twice in the group stage to determine who finished 1st and 2nd and lost only 1 game to finish 2nd. That meant that we had set up a Fielding vs Mount Carmel cup final to see who would end the day as champions.
Mount Carmel played some excellent rugby and took an early lead and then limited our own try scoring opportunities with some great defensive play. With just 1 minute left in the game though we made a breakthrough with a great try from Josh B to level things up. It looked as though we were headed for extra time when a fine running move from Mount Carmel saw them score another try with just seconds to go. The whistle blew and we were still very proud to have finished in 2nd place.
Congratulations to Mount Carmel for winning the day and also to Wood End and Holy Family for playing some great rugby and demonstrating superb sportsmanship throughout the afternoon.
We are already looking forward to our next Year 3 and 4 tournament next half term!